NorEast Fishing Forum banner
1 - 7 of 7 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
487 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Do you fish with a conventional casting outfit and use a levelwind reel? How do you attach a shock leader or you dont use one?

What is the best length rod for the best and longest cast into the surf?

I got a 12'casting rod and is thinking of buying a reel for it.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
28 Posts
re:conventional reels

I am a spinner right now, but I would love to cast with a levelwind conventional--if there is such a reel good for casting. for surf fishing of course. Diawa longcast reel here, with 50# power pro line--works great, but I have always been intrigued with the casting conventional thing.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
56 Posts
No shock line

I have an 11' 3" Penn Spinfisher Big Game rod with an International 975 levelwind surfcasting reel with 50# power pro line. It is a beauty. I used it for two seasons and had no need for any kind of shock leader. The line and is great and I get good distance out of the outfit. As a matter of fact I was thinking about buying one of those new Penns 525Mag reels with magnetic brakes but I have decided to stick with what it works and will buy another 975 in a couple of days.
 
1 - 7 of 7 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top